Topic: broadcast ownership rules
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly is challenging the notion that the FCC’s actions over the past year or so have favored Sinclair, calling the idea a “misguided fantasy.”
President Donald Trump is defending Sinclair Broadcast Group amid backlash over its TV anchors across the country reading a media-bashing promo.
The National Association of Broadcasters is suggesting the FCC keep the 39% national audience reach cap where it is for TV broadcasters.
The FCC has opened a public rulemaking review of the 39% national television ownership cap, which limits the audience reach of individual broadcasters.
The National Association of Broadcasters is calling on the FCC to move ahead with its plans to end the main studio rule for TV broadcasters.
After absorbing Tribune Media, Sinclair Broadcast Group will need to divest in 10 markets, new filings show.
After temporarily placing an administrative hold on the FCC’s plans to reinstate the UHF discount for broadcasters, the D.C. Court of Appeals has unblocked the return of the rule.
Nexstar Media is on the hunt for small acquisitions as it gets ready to buy back another $100 million of its Class A common stock.
Senate Democrats have asked for a special hearing on Sinclair’s proposed $3.9 billion deal for Tribune Media.
The D.C. Court of Appeals has temporarily halted the FCC’s attempt to reinstate the UHF discount.